How Banks and Lenders Are Helping Workers Affected by the Government Shutdown
Many federal workers aren't getting paid. Here’s how some banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions are helping them out.
What a Student Loan 'Bubble' Bursting Might Look Like
Let's game this out a bit.
Millennials in China Are Using Nudes to Secure Loans
Money lenders offering services like Afterpay are demanding that customers send naked selfies as collateral.
The Radical Economics of Lending Your Friends Money
Lending circles have allowed poor people to pool resources in cultures around the world. So why aren't they more used in the US?
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Don't Let Student Loan Debt Keep You From Buying a Home
Flexible repayment plans can lower your monthly bill so you can finally afford a place of your own.
Occupy Wall Street Artists Are Fighting Corporate Control Over Museums
Activists are challenging the 1 percent's influence in the art world and tackling art student debt.
Being in Debt Could Seriously Screw With Your Mental Health
The longer you have until you've paid off your debt, the more anxious you're likely to be.
Wells Fargo Is Being Called Out for Racism, Again
The notorious bank is facing law suits for discriminating against blacks and Latinos in Philadelphia.
Brief Encounters: English Soccer’s Greatest Ever Short-Term Loans
Here, we look back at all the brief and fleeting loan moves that went better than anyone could have imagined.
How to Pay Off Your Student Loans When You're Young and Broke
Federal loans account for the vast majority of student debt. After the Great Recession destroyed all our futures, Obama decided to make up for it by creating programs that would encourage college grads to not just default.
Death Is Not a Good Enough Excuse to Stop Paying Student Loans, Report Finds
Maria DeOliveira-Longinetti's son was murdered last year, but according to the New Jersey state agency that administered his student loans, she still needs to pay up.
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China’s ‘Naked Loans’ Force Female Students to Get Nude for More Cash
Shady internet loan sharks are demanding nude photos, which they threaten to publish online if repayments are late.